Lessen both the frequency and negative impacts of factory closures
One of the stark realities of work in the apparel industry in recent years has been the dramatic increase in factory closures – a result of the restructuring of production and changing sourcing practices. Closures not only impact the thousands of workers and their families who lose their income. They also generate fear and insecurity for workers at other facilities, who may be more afraid of speaking up about working conditions for fear of also losing their jobs.
Sportswear companies need to: